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Mercy, Michael

MILITARY SERVICE

Age: 21, credited to South Hero, VT
Unit(s): 11th VT INF, 13th VT INF
Service: enl 9/11/62, m/i 10/10/62, Pvt, Co. H, 13th VT INF, m/o 7/21/63; enl 8/29/64, m/i 8/29/64, Pvt, Co. K, 11th VT INF, m/o 6/24/65

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VITALS

Birth: 08/06/1841, South Hero, VT
Death: 01/30/1917

Burial: Berkshire Cemetery, Berkshire, VT
Marker/Plot: 128
Gravestone researcher/photographer: Tom Ledoux
Findagrave Memorial #: 20247551

MORE INFORMATION

Alias?: None noted
Pension?: Yes, 10/6/1884, VT; widow Matilda, 3/8/1917, VT
Portrait?: Unknown
College?: Not Found
Veterans Home?: Not Found
(If there are state digraphs above, this soldier spent some time in a state or national soldiers' home in that state after the war)

Remarks: 13th Vt. History off-site

Webmaster's Note: The 11th Vermont Infantry was also known as the 1st Vermont Heavy Artillery; the names were used interchangably for most of its career


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Tombstone

Tombstone

Berkshire Cemetery, Berkshire, VT

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Biography

MICHAEL MERCY enlisted September 11th, 1862, at the age of 21, and counted on the quota of South Hero and joined Company H, and served his full term and mustered out with his regiment July 21st, 1863. Re-enlisted August 29th, 1864 into Company K, 11th regiment for one year and mustered out June 24th, 1865.

Source: Sturtevant's Pictorial History, Thirteenth Regiment, Vermont Volunteers, War of 1861-1865, p. 664